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itch

 
pronunciation:
Ich
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: itched, itches, itching
definition 1: to feel a sensation, as on the skin, that causes a desire to scratch.
Athlete's foot causes the toes to itch.
definition 2: to cause such a sensation.
Wool itches when one sweats.
definition 3: to have a restless, persistent craving for something or to do something.
She itched for a new challenge.
definition 4: (informal) to scratch something that itches.
similar words:
scratch
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause (one) to desire to scratch, as by irritating the skin.
His collar itched him.
definition 2: (informal) to scratch (a spot that itches).
similar words:
scratch
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tingling sensation or irritation of the skin that prompts the desire to scratch, or any of several contagious diseases that cause such an irritation.
similar words:
tingle
definition 2: a restless and usu. persistent craving.
He has an itch for constant change.
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